San Marino’s Scholars

District 5300 (comprised of 64 Rotary Clubs) has committed two, possibly three scholarships for 2020-21. Each scholarship is $31,000.   Candidates will be interviewed as soon as the required paperwork is completed. Upon acceptance by the Club, the candidate completes an online application.  This scholarship is subject to final approval by Rotary International.

For more information, contact San Marino Rotary Global Grant Scholar Chair Bill Payne at  bill.payne10@gmail.com or 626.252.9505

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About the Global Scholarship Program

Updates from our Scholars

Jacqueline Chen

University of Oxford
Oxford England

Jacqueline Chen – October 21, 2019

Hello from rainy Oxford! I hope everyone in San Marino is doing well; I just wanted to provide you with a little update on my studies and time across the pond so far! I am currently living at St. Catherine's College (which is one of Oxford's dormitories that I was...

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Nicole Grajewski

University of Oxford
Oxford England

Our Latest Rotary Global Scholar, Nicole Grajewski

by Bill Payne - Former San Marino resident Nicole Grajewski has been accepted into the DPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford (UK) and has just has been awarded a global grant from The Rotary Foundation.  She commences classes October 1. While...

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Larissa Phillips

London School of Economics
London England

Jennifer Binley

University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Press Release and Newspaper Article

Jennifer sent a press release from the Rotary Club of Claremont, South Africa and a Peoples Post newspaper article about her activities in South Africa.  She also did a few radio interviews around Cape Town..  Both were done for Rotary Youth Month. Rotary Club of...

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Gaelen Britton Stanford-Moore

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Last Cambridge Term

The end of May Term: Cambridge has three terms - named Michaelmas in autumn, Lent in Spring and May term in the summer. Most of my friends have now wrapped up their terms, as we have all finished final exams (WOOO!!!). However, I still have a thesis to write, due July...

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Global Scholars

2020-21
Anna Enger
Sciences Po, Paris

2019-20
Jacqueline Chen
Oxford University
Oxford, England

2018-19
Nicole Grajewski
Oxford University
Oxford, England

2017-18
Larissa Phillips
London School of Economics
London, United Kingdom

2016-17
Gaelen Stanford-Moore
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

2016
Jennifer Binley
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Ambassadorial Scholars

2011-2012
Katarina Mayers
Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile
Santiago, Chile

2008-09
Christie Shu
Institute of Management,
Economics & Stategic Research
Almaty, Kahakhstan

2004-05
Carol Huang
American University at Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

2000-01
Brendan J. Murphy
London School of Economics
London, England

1996-97
Nicole R. Biles (Von Thaden)
SDA Bocconi
Milan, Italy

Semantha Johnston
University of Salamanca
Salamanca, Spain

1995-96
Grace Wang
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

1994-95
Jeffrey Jonker
University of St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Scotland

1992-93
Jeffrey S. Holman
London School of Economics
London, England

1991-92
Julie Doyle (Roberts)
University of Florence
Florence, Italy

1989-90
Robina Luther Riccitiello
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Andrew Vollero
Oxford University
Oxford, England

1988-89
Jon Scott
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Rich Siefert
University of Liege
Liege, Belgium

1987-88
Andrew E. Crowell
London School of Economics
London, England

1986-87
Krista Baffa Coffin
University of Hong Kong
Honk Kong, China

Michael Reilly
University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain

1984-85
Donnie Pinsky
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

1983-84
Diane Horwich (Falconer)
University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia

1979-80
Kristie Hubbard
University of Florence
Florence, Italy

Meeting Information

Thursdays at 12:10 PM

San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
San Marino, CA Map It

Our meeting location occasionally changes.  Click “More info” in the Upcoming Events section below to confirm the location.

Due to the COVIS-19 Epidemic the club is temporarily meeting on-line via Zoom.  Contact Aaron Gil, President to find out how to log into Zoom.   agil73@gmail.com or 626-688-6047

Upcoming Events

Club Meeting:Food Law questions for Olive Oil and Honey
Speaker: Michael T. Roberts
Topic: Role of Food Law in everyday consumer products: Olive Oil and Honey. How do we know what's in our plates?
September 24th 2020 12:10 pm
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Club Meeting: New Members Craft Talks
Speaker: Michael Killackey and Evi Darmali
Topic: Craft Talks from new members: Michael Killackey and Evi Darmali
October 1st 2020 12:10 pm
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Club Meeting: Governor Greg Jones Visit
Speaker: Greg Jones
Topic: Club overview and discussion with D5300 Governor Greg Jones
October 8th 2020 12:10 pm
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CSULA - Building A Community of Education
Speaker: Dr William Covino
Topic: State of CSULA and update on CSULA Roteract Club
October 15th 2020 12:10 pm
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